Julien Perry

Julien is a longtime food and wine writer based in Seattle. She's been the food editor for Eater Seattle and Seattle Magazine, and is the author of Seattle Cooks. She's also the co-founder of a roving dinner series called the One Night Only Project.

Recent articles

Makeup Samples Contain A Disturbing Amount Of Bacteria

An investigation discovered that makeup testers from beauty stores are crawling with all kinds of gross bacteria.

This Week’s Music: Billie Eilish, Panic! At The Disco And FKA Twigs

This week there's new songs from Billie Eilish, FKA Twigs and Panic! At The Disco.

Dogs Of Instagram: Basenji

The Basenji is bred for hunting. At full stride, the Basenji resembles the beauty of a racehorse.

Should Holiday Office Parties Include Marijuana Bars Now?

Cannabars at company outings can change the vibe, one catering service says, and bring people together in a new way.

5 Things We Usually Get Wrong About Sex

There are tons of myths and generalizations surrounding sex, perpetuating beliefs both outdated and not based on science.

How Introverts Can Use Cannabis To Cope With Social Anxiety

For those who experience social anxiety, smoking beforehand allows them to actually  enjoy themselves, instead of allowing their anxieties to keep them on high-alert.

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Hello Kitty Food Truck Leaves Trail Of Crying Kids

Say what you will about Hello Kitty, but the freakishly big-headed cat has the power to leave small children drowning in their own tears. It's what reportedly happened in Chicago recently, when the Hello Kitty Cafe, a fancy, bright pink...

Celebrities: They Eat Just Like Us In Prison!

You know what most people don't want to eat? Prison food. And while the cuisine will likely never find its place on the Food Network ("Duuuuude! 'Riding the Chain to Flavortown' would be such a money show,...

Leave Work Now: 10 Essential Rooftop Bars For Summer Drinking

Ah, summer. The hot time to hit that hidden swimmin' hole. And chase down fireflies. And take your day drinking outdoors. If your crappy apartment doesn't come with a proper patio or communal rooftop space, fret not....

The Only Cocktail You Need This Summer: The Flash

The summer of 2016 will likely be a memorable one for Carlos Yturria. It'll be the first one he'll spend in his own bar, The Treasury, which opened in San Francisco's FiDi this past February. Yturria is...

15 Reddit Food Pics And Gifs You Won’t Be Able To Look Away From

No, really, go on and try. We'll wait.1: This murder mystery.2: This matching bowl and shirt ensemble.3: This asshole.4: This other asshole.5: This perfect babysitter.6: This accident waiting to happen.7: This onion in utero.8: This necessary home...

The Only Cocktail You Need This Summer: Buscando Guava

Say adiós to those stuffy, precious drinks of yesteryear. This year is all about fun cocktails that are as laid back as your summer should be. And nothing breathes fresh air into summertime like tiki. It's a...